Doctoral Programme in Population Health, University of Ottawa (2009-2016)
The Migration of Health Professionals from Kenya.
The purpose of this study is to better understand the push, pull, stick and stay factors that influence internal and international migration of health professionals in Kenya and to address the current situation.
Received one of the 2012 Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Brenda is one of 20 graduate students (10 Africa-based and 10 Canada-based) chosen by CIGI for their leading research on critical issues facing Africa. She will receive funding for her project, entitled Source Country Perspectives on the Migration of Health Professionals in Kenya. Learn more about the Africa Initiative
Source Country Perspectives on the Migration of Highly Skilled Health Professionals (CIHR funded). Research project examining the migration of health professionals from India, the Philippines, South Africa and Jamaica with a focus on the causes, consequences and impacts at the source country level. I am a co-investigator and research coordinator for the literature scoping review.
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3rd year PhD student Population Health PhD Program, University of Ottawa